Dog Friendly American Restaurants in Lake Forest, CA

There are 8 pet friendly American restaurants in Lake Forest that welcome dogs at their outdoor tables. Need help deciding where to eat? Here's a detailed description of each restaurant, along with pictures and reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Lake Forest. Bone appetit!

Pet Friendly Mimi's Cafe
Mimi's Cafe Open all day, Mimi's Cafe on Lake Forest Drive is a great place to bring Fido for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This neighborhood cafe serves lots of American dishes, like soups, appetizers, sides, items from the grill, and a number of classic dishes. If you're looking for a taste of France, you can try something from their Touch of France menu. This European selection includes coastal shrimp pasta, roasted chicken crepes, chicken and shrimp jambalaya, quiche Florentine, and Provencal veggie pasta. For dessert, you can indulge in a French silk slab pie, a chocolate custard petite parfait, or a slice of creme brulee cheesecake. See Details
Pet Friendly Original Tommy's Hamburgers
Original Tommy's Hamburgers Original Tommy's Hamburgers on Swartz Drive has five pet-friendly outdoor tables, so you are welcome to bring your pup along. Original Tommy's Hamburgers has, of course, a selection of burgers like the Triple Cheeseburger and Double Hamburger. They also have hot dogs smothered with their famous chili and Chili Tamales. Stop by early and you can pick up breakfast burritos and breakfast sandwiches. You can grab some chili to go as well. A drive-thru window is also available if you don't want to tie your dog up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Fuddruckers Fuddruckers, located in Lake Forest, is a well-known burger chain that offers a build-your-own burger bar. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you savor your masterpiece. Choose from beef patties, elk, bison, or even ostrich, then pile it high with the cheeses and toppings of your choice. Choose from ingredients like shredded lettuce, onions, pickles, pico de gallo, relish, mayo, mustard, cheese sauce, and more! If making decisions is not your strong suit, simply pick one of their specialty burgers, like the Southwest Burger topped with guacamole, smokehouse bacon, and pepper jack cheese. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
The Habit Burger Grill The Habit Burger Grill believes in juicy, handcrafted burgers and sandwiches that are made to order. This location in Lake Forest provides dog-friendly seating with a few outside for your pooch. Some locations also offer a drive-through so you can stay on the go with Fido. Their signature burgers, Charburgers, are grilled over an open flame and served with tons of flavor like the Roasted Garlic Portabella Char or classic Double Charburger. You can also chow down on a custom sandwich like the chicken club or veggie burger with your choice of bun. Don't forget dessert! The Habit Burger Grill offers frozen treats like shakes, malts, and sundaes for a classic burger joint experience. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
Wingstop Wing lovers can find all your favorite flavors at Wingstop. This location on Lake Forest Drive in Lake Forest offers dog-friendly seating with a few tables outside. You can order classic wings, boneless, or crispy chicken tenders with your choice of flavor. Their flavors include options like Atomic, Cajun, Hickory Smoked BBQ, and Hawaiian sauces. They also offer flavorful sides like beans, coleslaw, and fries. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Jersey Mike's Subs Since 1956, Jersey Mike's Subs has been serving authentic East Coast-style subs on freshly baked bread. At this location on El Toro Road, you and Fido can choose one of the pet-friendly tables outside. Their menu includes a number of hot sandwiches, such as Jersey Mike's Famous Philly: grilled onions, peppers and melted white American cheese; meatball and cheese, melted provolone, tomato sauce, and parmesan cheese; or the big kahuna cheese steak, grilled onions, peppers, mushrooms, jalapenos, and extra melted white American cheese. If you'd rather cut down on the carb's, why not try a grilled veggie wrap: grilled green bell peppers and onions, melted swiss and provolone, lettuce, tomato, and homestyle ranch dressing. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside when you go in to order. See Details
HoneyBaked Ham HoneyBaked Ham, located in Lake Forest, is a well-known eatery that serves up delicatessen-style dishes. Choose from menu options including soups, salads, sandwiches, and more. Fido is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Try the Ham and Turkey Pesto Sandwich with ham, roasted turkey, provolone, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and pesto aioli on multigrain flatbread. Or go for the Ham Classic with ham, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, savory mayo, and hickory honey mustard on a flaky croissant. Please note that table service isn't available, so your dog will need to be tied up outside while you go in to order. See Details
Togo's Sandwiches Togo's Sandwiches has made a name for itself by offering specialty sandwiches stuffed with fresh ingredients that are sure to please. You can order to go or dine in with your pup at this location in Lake Forest on Trabuco Road where there are three dog-friendly tables. The sandwich selections feature classic deli options, roast beef, turkey, West Coast pastrami, and veggies aplenty. You can choose one of their signatures like the Chicken Salad sandwich or Viva Veggie. You can choose to build your own grinder from their list of breads, cheeses, veggies, meats, and gluten-free options like the bowl. Just remember to bring Fido and a big appetite! Please note that table service isn't available, so Fido will have to wait outside while you order. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Menu favorites include campfire pot roast, BBQ baby back ribs, three-cheese pizza, fish tacos, chicken parmesan, sweet and spicy shrimp, and fettuccine Alfredo. Opens at 11am during the week, 10am on Saturday, and 9am on Sunday. See Details
Woody's Diner Woody's dishes up some American classics, like biscuits and gravy, hot dogs, bacon cheeseburgers, and roast beef sandwiches. Dogs are welcome on the outside patio. See Details
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is dog friendly! With locations across California, Texas, and Nevada, Lazy Dog Cafe is a dog-themed eatery with cozy surroundings, dog-friendly outdoor seating, and an eclectic menu of hearty American eats. Lazy Dog Cafe will give your dog a bowl of water and even offers a dog menu that includes a choice of a grilled hamburger patty or a grilled chicken breast served with brown rice! See Details
2nd Floor As the name says, "2nd Floor" is upstairs on Main St. and Walnut. They serve veggie burgers, grilled chicken kabobs, ribeye steaks, and pulled pork sliders. See Details
Umami Burger They have a nice patio and serve very unique burgers. They will bring water for your pet. See Details
Nomads Canteen Nomads is a melding of music, art, and tasty cuisine. They serve a variety of soul food and offer dog-friendly outdoor seating. See Details
Slidebar Rock N Roll Kitchen Celebrate Orange County's storied rock-n-roll history with tasty bar and grill eats, cool music, and dog-friendly outdoor seating. Dig into hearty food like gravy fries, pulled pork sliders, pastrami burgers, street tacos, mac and cheese, and flatbread pizza. See Details
Bruxie Everything in waffles. Choose from savory meats and cheeses or sweet ingredients all folded into a light, crisp waffle. Indoor and outdoor patio seating with a doggie bowl and a container of treats by the counter. Also serve fresh salads, soup, sundaes, shakes, and floats made with real Wisconsin Frozen Custard. See Details
The Alley Menu includes burgers, chicken picatta, and lamb shank. Dog-friendly patio with a special doggie menu. See Details
Slater's 50/50 Slater’s 50/50® was founded in 2009 in Anaheim Hills, California by Scott Slater. Teaming up with Executive Chef Brad Lyons, they created the world’s first 50/50 patty – 50 percent ground bacon and 50 percent ground beef – taking the Southern California restaurant scene by storm. There is dog-friendly outdoor seating with water bowls, and even a dog menu. See Details
Citrus City Grille Citrus City Grille's dog-friendly patio seating is the perfect spot for lunch or dinner when you're in the mood for eclectic Californian fare. Menu includes grilled octopus, crab cakes, vegetable spring rolls, seared rare yellow fin tuna, Chilean bass, pot roast, rack of lamb, six cheese ravioli, and wild shrimp scampi. Opens at 3pm daily. See Details
Great Maple Great Maple serves entree salads, burgers, seafood, pasta, and flatbreads. Patio seating is dog friendly. See Details
Rock & Brews Rock-and-roll themed restaurant serves a bevy of tasty eats, including garlic cheese fries, blackened fresh salmon, fire grilled BBQ wings, Memphis style baby back ribs, Brews burgers, pulled pork pizza, and an extensive selection of draught and bottled beer. Outdoor seating welcomes dogs, and there's even a special doggie menu. See Details
Bruxie Everything in waffles. Savory meats and cheeses folded in a crisp waffle. All outdoor seating with a doggie bowl and a container of treats by the counter. Also serve fresh salads, soup, sundaes, shakes, and floats. See Details
Eureka! Eureka! is a leading family of restaurants that proudly serves only authentic, handmade food with locally sourced produce, all freshly cooked to order. The beverage program features 100% American craft beer, small batch whiskey, house-aged barrels, and specialty cocktails sourced only from artisans throughout America. Outdoor seating is dog friendly. See Details